Eleven men and women joined the Diocese of Winchester’s team of clergy on Sunday 29 June as they were ordained deacons at Winchester Cathedral by the Right Reverend Tim Dakin, the Bishop of Winchester.
Early on Thursday morning there was a serious fire at St Peter’s Church in Ropley. It has caused significant damage to much of the building including the bell tower. Thankfully no one was hurt.
Following the announcement of the death of Bishop John Baker on 4 June, we have been advised that his funeral will take place at St Cross, Winchester at 11.30am on Tuesday 24 June.
The Drum Band from Bournemouth’s Bishop of Winchester Academy played in the gardens of Wolvesey Palace, the official residence of the Bishop of Winchester
It is with deep sorrow that I advise the Right Reverend John Austin Baker died at 6 a.m. this morning, Wednesday 4 June.